Suggested Introduction to be Read out Before Talks:
Alastair Humphreys is a British Adventurer and Author. He has been on expeditions all around the world, travelling through over 80 countries by bicycle, boat and on foot. He was named as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the year for 2012.
Alastair Humphreys is a British Adventurer, Author and Blogger. He spent over 4 years cycling round the world, a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and 5 continents.
More recently Alastair has walked across southern India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, run six marathons through the Sahara desert, completed a crossing of Iceland, busked through Spain and participated in an expedition in the Arctic, close to the magnetic North Pole. He has trekked 1000 miles across the Empty Quarter desert and 120 miles round the M25 – one of his pioneering microadventures. He was named as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the year for 2012.
Alastair has written 11 books.
Alastair is a patron of these charities:
- Youth Adventure Trust
- Hope and Homes for Children
- Outdoor Swimming Society
- Yorkshire Dales Society
- Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Twitter and Instagram: @al_humphreys
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